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11 Common Medications That Can Be Addictive, According To Experts - Bustle

Wed, 2017-02-22 12:58

Bustle

11 Common Medications That Can Be Addictive, According To Experts
Bustle
According to Glaser-Edwards, Ritalin, which is used to help those battling Attention Deficit Disorder, can lead to addiction (especially when you're taking them without even having the disorder). "People often don't realize that it is potentially ...

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Adderall, Ritalin Side Effects: Are There Long Term Risks Of Dexedrine Or Methylphenidate Use For ADD, ADHD? - Medical Daily

Tue, 2017-02-21 16:19

Medical Daily

Adderall, Ritalin Side Effects: Are There Long Term Risks Of Dexedrine Or Methylphenidate Use For ADD, ADHD?
Medical Daily
Short summary: Adderall/Dexedrine can be neurotoxic in the long run (by damaging dopamine neurons) while Ritalin does not have as much neurotoxicity potential. Surprisingly, when Ritalin *and* Adderall are mixed together, Ritalin can actually help ...

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Mayne Pharma launches new version of generic ADHD drug - WNCT

Tue, 2017-02-21 10:42

WNCT

Mayne Pharma launches new version of generic ADHD drug
WNCT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Mayne Pharma Inc. announced they are launching a new version of a drug that is a generic alternative to Ritalin. Mayne Pharma already produced Methylphenidate, which is intended to treat attention deficit hyperactivity ...

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Is Ritalin a gateway drug? - Addiction Now

Tue, 2017-02-21 06:33

Addiction Now

Is Ritalin a gateway drug?
Addiction Now
October is Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) awareness month, and this year's theme is “Knowing is Better.” So we delved into the oldest and perhaps most popular ADHD med in the world: Ritalin. The Centers for Disease Control and ...

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Dana Milbank: What if Caesar, Churchill and Custer could have tweeted like Trump? - Chippewa Herald

Tue, 2017-02-21 04:00

Chippewa Herald

Dana Milbank: What if Caesar, Churchill and Custer could have tweeted like Trump?
Chippewa Herald
Ricocheting at his news conference Thursday afternoon from topic to unrelated topic and back again, Trump sounded like a walking ad for Ritalin. But pay close attention, and you realize his brain is actually scrolling through its own internal Twitter feed.

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Cases involving alleged drug theft at VA health facilities - The Republic

Tue, 2017-02-21 02:23

The Republic

Cases involving alleged drug theft at VA health facilities
The Republic
... according to the inspector general's office. The VA employee was accused of diverting about 25,000 pills, including oxycodone, hydromorphone, Adderall, buprenorphine, Ritalin, and tramadol from the inpatient pharmacy from October 2011 to March 2015.

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Dana Milbank: What if Caesar, Churchill and Custer could have tweeted like Trump? - Salt Lake Tribune

Sat, 2017-02-18 20:16

Salt Lake Tribune

Dana Milbank: What if Caesar, Churchill and Custer could have tweeted like Trump?
Salt Lake Tribune
Ricocheting at his news conference Thursday afternoon from topic to unrelated topic and back again, Trump sounded like a walking ad for Ritalin. But pay close attention, and you realize his brain is actually scrolling through its own internal Twitter feed.

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Fourteen Lies That Our Psychiatry Professors in Medical School Taught Us Med Students - Center for Research on Globalization

Fri, 2017-02-17 17:03

Center for Research on Globalization

Fourteen Lies That Our Psychiatry Professors in Medical School Taught Us Med Students
Center for Research on Globalization
In actuality, methylphenidate (= Ritalin, Concerta, Daytrana, Metadate and Methylin; aka “kiddie cocaine”) is a dopamine reuptake inhibitor drug and, it works exactly like cocaine on dopamine synapses, except that orally-dosed methylphenidate reaches ...

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Mother punished for tampering with son's Ritalin medication - Marietta Times

Fri, 2017-02-17 03:14

Marietta Times

Mother punished for tampering with son's Ritalin medication
Marietta Times
SAM SHAWVER The Marietta Times Waterford resident Shanna Gorrell received a sentence of 30 days in jail and three years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court Thursday. At left is her defense attorney, Rolf Baumgartel. By Sam ...

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ADHD is a brain disorder, not a label for poor parenting, say scientists - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 2017-02-15 17:31

Telegraph.co.uk

ADHD is a brain disorder, not a label for poor parenting, say scientists
Telegraph.co.uk
Prescriptions for drugs such as Ritalin for children diagnosed with ADHD are thought to have doubled in the last decade, despite concerns they can cause adverse reactions like weight loss, liver toxicity and suicidal thoughts. The causes of ADHD are ...
ADHD linked to delayed development of five brain regions, study suggestsNews-Medical.net
Study Finds Brains of ADHD Sufferers Are SmallerNewsweek
Some brain regions found to be smaller in children with ADHDThe Hindu
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'Speed' and other recreational stimulants tied to heart damage - Fox News

Wed, 2017-02-15 15:06

Fox News

'Speed' and other recreational stimulants tied to heart damage
Fox News
Stimulants like Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta are often prescribed to children and adults diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in doses that are not associated with cardiovascular problems. "At therapeutic doses, stimulant ...

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Raised on Ritalin: A comic book artist's struggle with 'being on a hard drug since he was 9' - The Independent

Wed, 2017-02-15 07:14

The Independent

Raised on Ritalin: A comic book artist's struggle with 'being on a hard drug since he was 9'
The Independent
But in his early twenties his anxiety levels crawled upwards and a doctor confirmed that his ADHD had not faded away. Page is now a 40-year-old artist based in Minneapolis. His comic Raised on Ritalin explores how ADHD has affected his life, as well as ...

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Robbery of Arden Hills pharmacy could be related to others in metro area, police say - Lillie News

Wed, 2017-02-15 00:44

Lillie News

Robbery of Arden Hills pharmacy could be related to others in metro area, police say
Lillie News
According to the police report, the drugs included Ritalin and several other types of medications that also treat ADHD. Witnesses told police the suspect was last seen fleeing on foot behind a nearby Davanni's restaurant. Though deputies were ...

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Duty to Warn: 14 Lies That Our Psychiatry Professors Taught - Scoop.co.nz

Tue, 2017-02-14 20:43

Duty to Warn: 14 Lies That Our Psychiatry Professors Taught
Scoop.co.nz
In actuality, methylphenidate (= Ritalin, Concerta, Daytrana, Metadate and Methylin; aka “kiddie cocaine”) is a dopamine reuptake inhibitor drug and, it works exactly like cocaine on dopamine synapses, except that orally-dosed methylphenidate reaches ...

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Senator says SB 512 to fix 'unintended consequences' - Red Dirt Report

Mon, 2017-02-13 09:10

Red Dirt Report

Senator says SB 512 to fix 'unintended consequences'
Red Dirt Report
Schedule II narcotics are cocaine, methamphetamine, methadone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, fentanyl, Adderall, Vicodin and Ritalin. “Most media outlets have mischaracterized this bill as a complete repeal of the reforms voters approved in November.

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Universitetet politianmeldte student for ritalin-salg på campus ... - Bergens Tidende

Sat, 2017-02-11 06:15

Bergens Tidende

Universitetet politianmeldte student for ritalin-salg på campus ...
Bergens Tidende
Studenten skal ha solgt «studiedopet» ritalin over en lengre periode, melder universitetsavisen.

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Letter to the editor | Alternative facts or additional information? - TribDem.com

Fri, 2017-02-10 23:28

Letter to the editor | Alternative facts or additional information?
TribDem.com
Asthma will not improve if a smoker relies solely on inhalers; a diabetic will be out of control if he takes insulin and continues to eat sweets; attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder will respond to Ritalin and a structured environment at home and ...

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Oslo-kloakken avslører ritalin-misbruk - NRK

Fri, 2017-02-10 06:56

Oslo-kloakken avslører ritalin-misbruk
NRK
I dokumentaren Innafor: Dop meg forteller programleder Emma Clare Gabrielsen om hvordan hennes ritalin-misbruk i en periode førte til at hun fikk problemer med angst. Dokumentaren handler om friske studenter som bruker reseptbelagte medikamenter ...

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Youngest Children in Class More Likely to get 'ADHD' Drugs - Mad In America

Thu, 2017-02-09 12:54

Mad In America

Youngest Children in Class More Likely to get 'ADHD' Drugs
Mad In America
A 2015 Cochrane meta-analysis of the evidence for the use of methylphenidate, also known as Ritalin, the drug most commonly prescribed to treat children diagnosed with 'ADHD,' found minimal benefits and a high risk of bias in the existing research. Due ...

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Controversial ADHD prescription rule scrapped from Georgia bill ... - CNN

Thu, 2017-02-09 11:43

CNN

Controversial ADHD prescription rule scrapped from Georgia bill ...
CNN
A provision of a bill in the Georgia Senate that would have required those on ADHD drugs to get new prescriptions every five days has been scrapped, the office ...

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